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YBGLI October Policy Hangout with Members of the CDC

The Organizing Committee of the Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative (YBGLI) are pleased to welcome distinguished members of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… 135 more words

The Poz+ Life Of Patrick

Do ARVs contribute to inflammation?

The development of type 2 diabetes has been linked to systemic inflammation among HIV-positive people taking antiretrovirals (ARVs).

…They also believe their findings provide “clues” as to why people with HIV on ARVs remain at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and other chronic illnesses. 19 more words



This is one of those topics that has always irked me but unfortunately if you aren’t a player in the global market all you have is your voice to constant moan and educate other laymen. 209 more words


Testing Times - The Highlights

A huge thank you to all of those involved in the Testing Times – Tackling Stigma, Transphobia & HIV event.

All of our speakers and panelists were amazing, as were the audience and the team behind the film. 7 more words


Ebola Crisis: Lessons learnt from working with HIV

By Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo – Caritas Internationalis special advisor on HIV and health

From the moment our plane touched down at Monrovia airport, we were confronted with buckets of bleach water for vigorous hand-washing and people armed with ‘gun thermometers’ to take our temperatures. 807 more words


Truth-B-Told: the series.


Beginning in June 2014 seven young Black gay men under the leadership of Dontá Morrison (center) implemented an HIV testing initiative called R3VNG (Reshaping 3 letters through the Voices of the Now Generation) at AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) Health & Wellness in Los Angeles, CA. 331 more words

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Parents ‘HORRIFIED’ after Botched Vaccination Exposes Six-Year-Old B.C. Girl to HIV

One would think that they would Not let a HIV positive nurse give booster shots but, Yes They Do!!! Imagine the horror this family is going through now!! 57 more words